Ambition can creep as well as soar.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Well is it known that ambition can creep as well as soar.
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
The writers against religion, while they oppose every system, are wisely careful never to set...
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
It is undoubtedly the business of ministers very much to consult the inclinations of the...
It has all the contortions of the sibyl without the inspiration
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is...
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do...
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded;...
Public calamity is a mighty leveler
Every disasters screams for humor
Only after disaster can we be ressurected.